The Constitution President

The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site and National Cemetery interprets the life and legacy of the 17th President. Andrew Johnson's presidency, 1865-1869, illustrates the United States Constitution at work following President Lincoln's assassination and during attempts to reunify a nation torn by civil war. His presidency shaped the future of the United States and his influences continue today.

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Features

Andrew Johnson NHS Visitor Center

The Visitor Center

Begin your visit to the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site at the Visitor Center. Here you will receive orientation to the other parts of the park.

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Homestead

Homestead

The Homestead is the place most identified with Andrew Johnson before and after his presidency. Tour the home filled with authentic family belongings.

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Andrew Johnson Monument

The National Cemetery

Andrew Johnson was buried atop Signal Hill in 1875. Read a short history of the National Cemetery.

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American flag at Monument

For veterans

The Andrew Johnson National Cemetery remains an active interment site and resting place for America's veterans. Explore our qualifications for burial.

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Collage of Trading Cards

Trading Cards for Kids

Discover more than 500 stories about America's journey from the Civil War to Civil Rights. View online or visit this park to collect your own copies.

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OnCell Stops

Cell Phone Tours

You can now tour the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site, National Cemetery, and the historic town of Greeneville, TN via your cell phone!

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Education at Homestead

Plan a Field Trip

A variety of on-site and educational opportunities exist for all grade levels. Students will be on their feet moving with history!

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